Ona Judge, President Washington’s fugitive slave

Other than being a runaway slave from George Washington’s plantation, there isn’t much known about Ona or Oney Judge.

Will Trump do a better job than Obama with HBCUs

Despite a cavalcade of political distractions and a legal battle over immigration, President Trump appears to be focused on funding Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

What happens when students notice racial bias

Children rarely forget the moment when a teacher might inadvertently display a racial bias.

DOE and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: Students’ rights in light of Trump travel executive order

In light of Donald Trump’s new executive order banning entry into the U.S. for travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, the Department of Education and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs issued the following guidelines to help people worried about present conditions.

Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary

With Vice President Mike Pence casting the deciding vote Tuesday afternoon, Betsy DeVos is now Secretary of the Department of Education.

Ferdinand Lee Barnett, publisher, lawyer, civil rights activist

For several weeks I’ve been mulling over the idea of featuring a profile of the men behind famous women.

‘Dreadlocks Story,’ a film about the spirituality of Jamaican Rastafarians and Indian Sadhus

Linda Aïnouche is a French anthropologist who directed and produced her first award-winning film called “Dreadlocks Story.”

Vicki Garvin was a revolutionary at home and abroad

During a recent trip to Ghana and beyond its stated purposes, I found it difficult not to think of the number of African-Americans who went there after Kwame Nkrumah came to power in 1957.

Rutgers University celebrates Black History Month

Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the Paul Robeson Cultural Center are celebrating Black History Month with a series of events

No homework on Hindu festival Diwali in Mineola

Mineola Union Free School District in New York state has announced that homework and exams will be postponed on the day of the Hindu festival of Diwali.

500 applaud as Brooklyn students win awards for art, essay and poetry works celebrating Dr. King’s legacy and life

Monday, Jan. 16, the Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission honored Dr. King’s life through the eyes of Brooklyn’s youth.

Scholarship opportunities for African American students highlighted during Black History Month

Fastweb.com is honoring African American History Month with a focus on important scholarship opportunities available for graduate, undergraduate and college-bound African American students.

Why New York's 'tuition-free' colleges will still cost $14,000

Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to make New York the first state in the country to adopt a tuition-free plan at both two-year and four-year public colleges.

Eric Adams and Ruben Diaz launch 'Gifted and Talented Education Task Force'

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the creation of a new “Gifted and Talented Education Task Force” to study issues surrounding gifted and talented education in New York City public schools, as well ...

PS 175 celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All over the city communities celebrated the national holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King.